“By its statement on measures that also threaten European enterprises with sanctions, the US government neglects the right and sovereignty of Europe to independently decide how and where we get energy. European energy policy is formed in Europe, not in Washington, ”RIA Novosti quoted Maas as saying.

According to him, Germany rejects extraterritorial sanctions.

Earlier, the Eastern Committee of the German Economy also issued a statement in connection with the situation.

Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Konstantin Kosachev commented on US actions in relation to Nord Stream 2. As the senator noted in an interview with the FAN, the situation is serious and regrettable, but above all, it puts the American allies in NATO in an extremely awkward position.